Restraint and Seclusion Webinar Examines CMS Regulations

The MHA Health Foundation is partnering with the Georgia Hospital Association to offer the webinar Restraint, Seclusion, Ligature and Suicide Risks: Complying with Requirements from 10 a.m. to noon May 13.

Registrants will hear about the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requirements for a patient in restraint and/or seclusion, the CMS education requirements for physicians and others who order restraints, specific items the CMS requires to be documented in the medical record for the one-hour face-to-face evaluation on patients who are violent and/or self-destructive, and more.

MHA-member organizations can purchase an unlimited number of logins to the session for $195. Additional information and registration are available online, and members with questions may contact Erica Leyko at the MHA.

CMS Restraint and Seclusion Webinar Examines Regulations

While the use of restraints can prevent significant risks to the patient, it is controversial and highly regulated by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and The Joint Commission. The MHA Health Foundation is partnering with the Georgia Hospital Association to offer the webinar Restraint, Seclusion, Ligature and Suicide Risks: Complying with Requirements from 10 a.m. to noon May 13.

Registrants will hear about the CMS requirements for a patient in restraint and/or seclusion, the CMS education requirements for physicians and others who order restraints, specific items the CMS requires to be documented in the medical record for the one-hour face-to-face evaluation on patients who are violent and/or self-destructive, and more. MHA members can purchase an unlimited number of logins for $195. Registration is available online, and members with questions may contact Erica Leyko at the MHA.